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Job Ref:  204671466
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Peterborough
Post Code:  PE1
Salary:  £55000 - £65000/annum Car allowance, pension + more
11/10/2016 09:08
UKSE Group are looking for an Estimator to join a leading UK Civils/Construction Company.

Based in the Midlands, you will be producing estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures. You will work with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work in terms of value and type in order to meet Company objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
Undertake Estimates.
Undertake estimates in accordance with Company procedures.
Identify opportunity and risk during the tender process.
Liaise with the business unit to agree methodology and principles.
Liaise with tender Bid Manager and Planner.
Maintain a register of key assumptions within estimate.
Maintain tender estimate file.
Obtain feedback from site teams on estimating adequacy and current costs.

Presentation of estimates at adjudication complete with preparation of estimating 'adjudication pack'.
Present basis of estimate and key assumptions.
Maintain notes of adjudication meetings.
Close out actions and monitor customer negotiations, seeking amended authority as required.
Handover to site teams at contract award.
Prepare estimating 'handover packs'.
Present basis of estimate and key assumptions.
Maintain notes of handover meeting.
Provide ongoing support to site teams relating to estimate and key assumptions.

Key relationships:
Business Unit teams
Engineering function
Supply chain function

Extensive practical experience of general civils, particularly installation of pipelines, shafts, M&E fit out of pumping stations, earthworks, concrete works, roadworks.
Use of Conquest estimating system is useful, but not essential. Much more important is familiarity with the way such projects are constructed, the risks and opportunities and knowledge of local supply chains and specialist subcontractors.

Experience in one or more of the following; civils, water, waste, rail or tunnelling
An understanding of construction techniques and resource needs
Familiarisation with tender build-ups - possibly through delivery at site level
Proficient in using Microsoft Office software.
Numerate and familiar with estimating software.
A confident demeanour and the ability to liaise with all levels of personnel and customers.
Excellent organisation, time-management and prioritisation skills.

Chartered Engineer or similar level
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